Albert William Gackler

1875–1956 (Age 81)
Leighton Township, Allegan, Michigan, United States

The Life of Albert William

When Albert William Gackler was born on 23 April 1875, in Leighton Township, Allegan, Michigan, United States, his father, John Adam Gackler, was 43 and his mother, Anna Bosch, was 37. He married Susanna Maichele on 27 February 1899, in Hastings, Barry, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Thornapple Township, Barry, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. He died on 18 June 1956, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Albert William Gackler
Susanna Maichele
Marriage: 27 February 1899
Beulah Marie Gackler
Roy W Gackeler

Spouse & Children

27 February 1899
Hastings, Barry, Michigan, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • John Adam Gackler


  • Anna Bosch




  • Mary Gackler


  • John Adam Gackler


  • Barbara Gackler


  • Dora Gackler


  • Agnes Gackler


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 4

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 23

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

German: nickname from an agent derivative of Middle High German gecke ‘fool’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • William Gackler, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Gackeler, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William Gackler in household of Adom Gackler, "United States Census, 1880"

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